March 26 Good Friday

Have now gone over 3/4 of Year of Damage.
Lugano filling up with German & Germanswiss visitors.
(Delbos' warning to Italy about Spain)
Wrote 7 or 8 letters including children, Strong, Bridget, Barker . [sic: ,] A cutting shows that my critical remarks about the film have not been paid attention to.
Double tailor at 661, without an ace. Chee[RG] Cream garlic [sic: garlick] cheese.

Editorial Notes

1card game eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.

People Mentioned

  • Strong

    Strong, L.A.G.
    British author (1896-1958) eds.
  • Delbos

    Delbos, Yvon
    (1885-1956) French politician eds.
  • Bridget

    London milliner, with Aage Tharup's KG
  • A.B.


    Barker, Arthur
    Owner and director of Arthur Barker Ltd., the English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Arthurby was L.R.'s nickname for him.


    • Title: Year of Damage [novel]
    • Author: Hodge, Alan
    • Date: 1936-12